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GOP Lawmakers Threaten Spending Bills Over Biden Vaccine Rules

December 2, 2021 at 5:32 PM
A group of congressional Republicans is threatening to block a stop-gap government funding bill unless it blocks OSHA’s and other agencies’ COVID-19 vaccine policies, potentially undermining a newly announced bipartisan spending agreement and all but guaranteeing another clash on the subject at the next deadline. Even after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced a Dec. 2 agreement to fund the government through mid-February, several conservative Republicans have maintained their threat to oppose any...

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